USA Basketball

The 2012 USA Basketball Team Has a Blooper Reel, and It’s Tremendous

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Team USA topped Spain 107-100 to win the gold medal a couple of weeks ago (then celebrated in style), but don't fear—they haven't left us.

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‘Merica, Baby: United States Wins Medal Count

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The basketball final settles it—it's been a helluva successful Olympics for the United States.

professional olympic athletes

The 20 highest earning athletes of the 2012 Olympics

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Remember when the Olympics was off-limits to professionals and only poor amateurs were allowed to compete.

olympics trivia

5 things they don’t want you to know about the Olympics

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The Olympics are all about a love of sport, country and your fellow man.

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Holy Sh*t: Team USA Just Won by 83 Points

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Did anyone else get to watch this.

Olympics

The 7 easiest Olympic events to win a medal In

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Some Olympic events look like they require "merely" a few years of training and a modest level of physical fitness, as opposed to the sport-specific X-Men bodies needed to succeed in others.

Olympics

Olympic drinking games

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The Olympics can be a fascinating display of worldwide athleticism, but usually it’s just 4 hours of talking followed by 18.

Olympics

The top 10 most inspirational Olympic moments of all time

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Hundreds of unbelievable stories spring from every Olympic Games, but some are more inspirational than others.

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Lithuania’s Jonas Valanciunas Had a Slam Dunk for the Ages

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Fun Olympic basketball fact: everyone dunks in the same language.

Voula Papachristou

Attention, European Athletes: Now Might Be a Good Time to Cool Down the Racist Tweets

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The United States has more than its fair share of problems with racism—but for real Holy-Sh*t-What-Were-They-Thinking racism, look no further than European sports.

President Obama

President Obama after LeBron James Dunk: ‘Not Bad’

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If we can put politics aside here—even though, who am I kidding, we can't—this video from Tuesday's U.

London Olympics

Sexy Olympians All Set to Have a Lot of Sexy Sex in Sexy Olympic Village

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ESPN the Magazine released the definitive article on sex in the Olympic Village today (subheadline: "The real games in the Olympic Village will not be televised.

Team USA

Blake Griffin May Be Off Team USA; the ‘Brow Reports to Training Camp

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Big news out of Team USA's basketball camp in Las Vegas today: Blake Griffin injured his left leg in a scrimmage Wednesday and returned to Los Angeles to be examined by team doctors.

Olympics

Olympic superstars: Where are they now?

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A gold medal is not a free ticket to a great life.

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Australia’s Olympics Ad Is Dramatic and Inspiring, And I Hope Every Person in It Loses Horribly

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Sure, this advertisement for Australia's Olympic team is awe-inspiring and thrilling and makes you appreciate the sacrifices these athletes have all made for one goal.


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